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LUIS URENA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minor Moves: Urena Promoted to West Virginia, Beckman to Altoona

Here are a few moves from the last day in the minors. Luis Urena has been promoted to West Virginia. **Luis Urena has been promoted to West Virginia from the GCL. I have an irrational prospect love for Urena. He’s a big outfielder who looks like a major leaguer, and has a lot of power potential in his bat. He goes on stretches where he crushes the ball, but then has other stretches...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: The FanGraphs Reports, and Luis Urena as a Sleeper

Over the last month, Kiley McDaniel has been posting some great reports over at FanGraphs. I’ve been retweeting them on Twitter, but keep forgetting to link to them in the nightly First Pitch column. So here are links to all three reports, with some thoughts on each one. Gerrit Cole The first report was specific to top prospect Gerrit Cole. Overall it was a great look at Cole....
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January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

GCL Pirates Win First Gulf Coast League Championship in Franchise History

The GCL Pirates defeated the GCL Red Sox 5-2 today, winning their first ever Gulf Coast League Championship since the Pirates joined the Gulf Coast League in 1968. The Pirates were led by Tyler Glasnow, who threw four shutout innings, and Luis Urena, who hit a three run homer in the fourth inning for the eventual go-ahead run. Glasnow has been impressive this year, and had another...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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